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cab′bage but`terfly(n.)

  1. any white or chiefly white butterfly of the family Pieridae, as Pieris rapae, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of cabbages and related plants.

    Category: Entomology

Origin of cabbage butterfly:

1810–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabbage butterfly(noun)

    white butterfly whose larvae (cabbageworms) feed on cabbage

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